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Auction 159, Lot 441

"Flandre Espagnole", Anon.

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1729 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.3 x 18.8 inches
33.8 x 47.8 cm
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This interesting sheet includes eight small bird's-eye view plans of various Belgian cities. Each details the fortifications and features a drape-like title cartouche, and most have a key that identifies notable locations.

A. Plan de la Ville et Citadelle de Gand.
B. Plan de la Ville d'Alost.
C. Plan de la Ville de Bruges.
D. Plan de la Ville d'Ostende.
E. Plan de la Ville et Citadelle de Tournay.
F. Plan de la Ville de Dame.
G. Plan de la Ville d'Oudenarde.
H. Plan de Nieuport.


Condition: B+

Nice impressions with a few spots and a small hole in the plan of Bruges. There are small chips and tears, stains, and light soiling in the blank margins around the plans.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/14/2016